Inspirational fundraising

Red, White & Blue Day is an annual campaign for schools to help raise money and awareness for the three national charities for our Armed Forces.

Fun and Challenging Activities

This year our competition is for school-children to Design a Medal. This, along with all the other publicity material we have produced can be accessed by going to our Registration Page and filling out your school details.

If you have already registered your school to take part in this year’s campaign there is no need to register again.

Engaging Lesson Plans

You can now download our Powerpoint Lesson Plans and Activities Pack - '75 for 75 years since D-Day', by going to our Registration Page and filling out your school details.

If you have already registered your school to take part in this year’s campaign there is no need to register again.

75 Years Since D-Day

The theme for this year’s Red, White & Blue Day will be the Normandy, or ‘D-Day’, Landings, to mark their 75th anniversary.

On 6 June 1944, Allied forces launched a combined naval, air and land assault on Nazi-occupied France. Codenamed Operation Overlord, the Allied landings on the Normandy beaches marked the start of a long and costly campaign to liberate France (and ultimately Europe) from German occupation.

On Friday 4 October 2019, we’re encouraging children to come to school dressed in red, white and blue clothing and donate £1 towards the work of the three national charities of our Armed Forces. By doing so, they will not only have the opportunity to reflect on the sacrifices made during the Second World War, but also to contribute towards the work of the charities and ensure continued support for the men and women of today’s Armed Services.

Countdown to Red, White & Blue Day 2019








Yay! It’s here!
It’s Red, White & Blue Day 2019!

  Find out more about our campaign and how your school can get involved below!

Dress up and donate
This year’s Red, White & Blue Day is on 4 October. We encourage pupils to dress in the patriotic colours whilst donating just a £1 to our annual fundraising campaign

Learn about history
We provide free lesson plans and fun activities. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are focusing on the Normandy landings from 1944.

Red, White & Blue Day
Watch the information video above to discover more about our campaign.

Register your school or club
To take part, simply register your primary, secondary school or club.

“The children very much enjoyed wearing their own clothes and we spent the day commemorating the end of the War and learning more about the experiences of those who lived through it.”

Miss Powell, Headteacher

Glynne Primary School

“We enclose our donation from money raised by the Pupils’ Council. We set up an obstacle course with a bake sale. Our pupils had a fantastic time and are so pleased to send you this money.”

Ms Low

Finton House School

“Every year we hold a ‘Cuppa and Cake’ event and local families and residents are invited. The children sing wartime songs and dress as evacuees. We hope you will be pleased with our continued support..”

Ms Marshall

Llangattock C in W Primary School

2019 Calendar

Our calendar shows important events in history for all the three charities as well as important dates throughout the year relating to Red, White & Blue Day.

Latest News

Our Welcome Pack & leaflets are now available

Click the button below to sign up for Red, White & Blue Day 2019
and receive your FREE Welcome Pack

D-Day Landing Presentations

Click on the button below to go our 2019 downloads page. The D-Day presentation & notes are on the Lesson Plans & Activities Tab.

75 for 75

To mark the 75th anniversary we have created ’75 for 75’, an exciting list of 75 activity ideas for use in your school.

Radio Interview

Listen to Simon Ferrier of ABF The Soldier’s Charity, a Former paratrooper, interview with Colchester Radio.

Design a Medal Competition

We are asking pupils to design a medal that could be given to a member of the Armed Forces.

Read our new case studies

Read about how the money from Red, White & Blue Day is used
to help soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Service families.

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Red, White & Blue Day
℅ ABF The Soldiers’ Charity
Mountbarrow House
6-20 Elizabeth Street
London SW1W 9RB

Call 0845 5046352

Sending Money
For details on sending money from your Red, White & Blue Day visit our donation page or call 0845 5046352